It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth. I read the book of Lamentations this morning. It’s a hard book to read because it is a good description of what happens to the wicked, even when the wicked are God’s chosen people. It is true that the Lord cannot… Read More Lamentations 3:27
Nevertheless they did fast and pray oft, and did wax stronger and stronger in their humility, and firmer and firmer in the faith of Christ, unto the filling their souls with joy and consolation, yea, even to the purifying and the sanctification of their hearts, which sanctification cometh because of their yielding their hearts unto… Read More Helaman 3:35
6 …The Lord, The Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, 7 Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty [the footnote says rebellious]; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children’s children, unto… Read More Exodus 34:6–7
For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath. This is the Savior’s response to his disciples’ question about why teach in parables. As I read this verse, I ask “hath what?” What is the thing… Read More Matthew 13:12
The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. I hope for a softer, more malleable heart–one the Savior can change and use. I hope for more softness. I want to be near the Savior.